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Lineage has made $1.8 billion since it launched in 1998


12:00 PM on 11.28.2013
Lineage has made $1.8 billion since it launched in 1998 photo



Wow. NCsoft announced that Lineage has made $1.8 billion since it launched 15 years ago in 1998. The medieval fantasy MMORPG is hugely popular in South Korea, with millions of subscribers also spread out in China, Japan, and other markets.

Lineage II meanwhile has been played by more than 14 million users since that came out in 2003.

All in all that's pretty damn impressive.








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8:00 PM on 11.30.2011
Lineage II goes Truly Free today with new content

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10:00 PM on 11.14.2011
Lineage II goes 'Truly Free' November 30 with update

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8:00 PM on 11.01.2011
Lineage II to see a huge update and go 'Truly Free'

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8:30 PM on 10.12.2011
Lineage II goes free-to-play in Europe

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